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 © 2017 Hardwick Community Fair Association

General Livestock Rules & Standards

Committee: Jessica Goodfield

Send entries to: Hardwick Fair, P.O. Box 1, Hardwick, MA 01037
Deadline for entries is August 13th
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Entry Fee: $5.00 per animal. Please make checks payable to Hardwick Community Fair.

Showmanship Classes will begin at 9:30 AM sharp.
* Purebreds will compete against other purebreds; crosses will compete against other crosses. Heifers and steer will compete separately. Classes are for animals over one year and under one year for each prospective breed and sex. There will be no individual champions of breHardwick Fair  - 2011 Cattleed or sex, but there will be one overall Champion.

PREMIUMS: 25 PTS., 20 PTS., 18 PTS.,15 PTS.,12 PTS., 8 PTS., 5 PTS.

A.      DAIRY / BEEF SHOWMANSHIP

  1. NOVICE:   Age 8 years and over with no prior show experience
  2. JUNIOR:  Ages 8  through 12 years
  3. INTERMEDIATE:  Ages 13 through 15 years
  4. SENIOR:  Ages 16 through 19 years as of January 1, 2017

B.  CATTLE - Each breed will compete separately. (Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn)

  1. Junior Calf (born March 1 - May 31 of current year)
  2. Intermediate Calf (born Dec 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2017)
  3. Senior Calf  (born Sept 1, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016)
  4. Summer Yearling (born June 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016)
  5. Jr. Yearling (born Mar 1, 2016 - May 31, 2016)
  6. Intermediate Yearling (born Dec 1, 2015 - Feb 28, 2016)
  7. Sr. Yearling (born Sept 1, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015)
  8. Jr. Champion - Rosette only (winners of Classes 1-7)
  9. Cow Class (born before Sept 1, 2015)
  10. Grand Champion - Rosette only (winners of Classes 8 & 9)

C.  BEEF - Each breed will compete separately. Females will have the same classes as the Dairy Show.

  1. Steers Under 1
  2. Steers Over 1
  3. Champion Steer
  4. Champion Female

Click here to download registration entry cards for Adult Exhibitors.
Click here to download registration entry cards for Youth Exhibitors.
NOTE: You will still need to check in at the registration table with your cards.